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Burial of the Unknown Soldier in 1921....



Item # 648240

November 12, 1921

THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 12, 1921

* Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
* Arlington cemetery - Armistice Day


The top of the front page has a banner headline: "OUR UNKNOWN WARRIOR BURIED, THE WORLD HONORS HIM" with subheads. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Much more on the following pages with a few related photos.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 28 pages, even light toning, a little spine wear, generally good.

wikipedia notes: The World War I Unknown lay in state in the Capitol Rotunda from his arrival in the United States until Armistice Day, 1921. On November 11, 1921, President Warren G. Harding officiated at the interment ceremonies at the Memorial Amphitheater at Arlington National Cemetery.

Category: The 20th Century

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